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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8203396

Java Web Start cannot be started from Desktop : system is offline

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    • Subcomponent:
    • CPU:
      x86_64
    • OS:
      windows_7

      Description

      ADDITIONAL SYSTEM INFORMATION :
      x64
      Windows 7 / Windows 10
      Java 8 Update 172

      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      Since Java 8 Update 172 all our JWS Applciations cannot be started from desktop anymore.

      We get error: "System is offline"
      In Details:

      com.sun.deploy.net.FailedDownloadException: Ressource kann nicht heruntergeladen werden. System ist offline.
      at com.sun.deploy.cache.ResourceProviderImpl.checkUpdateAvailable(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.deploy.cache.ResourceProviderImpl.isUpdateAvailable(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.deploy.cache.ResourceProviderImpl.getResource(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.deploy.cache.ResourceProviderImpl.getResource(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.deploy.model.ResourceProvider.getResource(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.security.JNLPSignedResourcesHelper.checkSignedResourcesHelper(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.security.JNLPSignedResourcesHelper.checkSignedResources(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.prepareResources(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.prepareAllResources(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.prepareToLaunch(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.prepareToLaunch(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.launch(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Main.launchApp(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Main.continueInSecureThread(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Main.access$000(Unknown Source)
      at com.sun.javaws.Main$1.run(Unknown Source)
      at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

      Seems this problem was already fixed in the past:
      https://www.oracle.com/search/results?cat=bugs&Ntk=S3&Ntt=System+is+offline
      And with Update 171/172 several people seem to have this again:
      https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1912676/i-am-not-able-launch-jnlp-applications-using-java-web-start

      REGRESSION : Last worked in version 8u162

      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      1. Go to: https://wsvpruf-demo.dlz-it.de
      2. Click on "WsvPruf mit Java Webstart starten"
      3. End Application (IMS beenden)
      4. Try to Open Shortcut "WSVPruf-QS 3.8.2 Demoversion" from Desktop

      EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
      EXPECTED -
      Application opens
      ACTUAL -
      Error: "Application cannot be started, system is offline".



      CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
      Start applciation always from webpage.

      FREQUENCY : always


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              • Assignee:
                pardesha Pardeep Sharma
                Reporter:
                webbuggrp Webbug Group
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